TakePart.com & The Help Want to Know Who Inspires You (3 $50 Paypal Giveaways)

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The Help is a heartwarming story about women who took a chance, risked everything,  and told their story.  By sharing, they empowered themselves- which inspired others and empowered others.  Their story inspired change, and so much more.  TakePart.com wants to know: What inspires you?  What inspires you to get up each day, put a smile ...

Talking about The Help with Stacey Snider

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When I met Stacey Snider, CEO of Dreamworks, I was literally still drying the tears that had come so hard and so fast that my neck was wet.  The movie credits for The Help had just finished rolling and we knew we were going to be interviewing Stacey Snider, but not exactly the specific time- ...

The Help opens today, 8/10- my thoughts, my reactions, my tissues..

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The Help is an amazing novel written by Kathryn Stockett and turned into what I think will be THE movie of the summer by her childhood friend Tate Taylor. I'd heard of The Help for a long, long time before reading it- always good things, and I knew I had to read the book before I saw ...

Win one of 2 4-packs to see The Help (8/8)#TheHelpMovie

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Who wants to see a movie with This Mama?  Or rather, near me?  I get to give away 2 4-packs of screening passes to see The Help in Manchester, CT.  The show starts at 7 and seating is first come first serve so plan to arrive early- I'm guessing this will be a full house!! ...

The Help Prize Pack Giveaway #TheHelpMovie

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In (eager) anticipation of the premiere of The Help on August 10th, I'm excited to be able give away a prize pack full of goodies from the movie!! Here's the trailer again if you've not yet had a peek: One of my readers will win a The Help prize pack including a woman's t shirt, a ...

The Help to be in theaters 8/10…special viewings 8/9 for those in… #TheHelpMovie

Right now, I'm wishing I lived nearer to a "major" city.  Why?  Because...if you live in one of 10 lucky cities (Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth), grab your girlfriends, mothers, sisters, etc. and groups of 5 or more can purchase tickets to a special Tuesday night, August ...

The Help Book Club Kit- if you haven’t read it, read now before 8/10 #TheHelpMovie

Download TheHelpBookClub kit now for great questions, discussion ideas, drinks and snacks!!  You can find a recipe for pie... and learn to make the "Skeeter" while enjoying a game of bridge!! Live near a big city?  Lucky you!! If you live in the following cities:  Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth you ...

The Help Social Video Player- Check this out!! #TheHelpMovie

This is just so, so cool.  Let me know what you think about it!  It's making me really excited for the movie to come out- which, by the way, the date was moved UP and we can see it on August 10th now!! 2 fewer days to wait!! [ad#glam between posts]

The Help Featurette (and my thoughts on the film)

Before I share the featurette with you, my friends, I want to tell you right now that I have an assignment for you: READ THE BOOK The Help.   I read this book on my flights en route to LA last Wednesday and oh gosh, its awesome.  It really, truly is.  I laughed aloud and I ...